Tonight, the banjo dreams, of the deep polphony of Tibetan monks, the forgotten bell choirs of the bourgeois Catskills, of chambered spaces and layers of music folded in on itself until nothing but spacious harmonics remain. The Shadowed Paths.
Melody and tonality combine, the presence of a higher principle. Feelings arrive like sprites, unbound by expectations, nearly refusing the bounds of tempo and time. The beat is 13Hz, another unknown quantity - alpha or beta? The point is not to decide, but merely to let it be. Topics: banjo, trance, new age, experimental, folk, bluegrass, acoustic, ambient
Some of these tunes were rescued from an impressionistic collection of New York City pieces. Others were written over the course of my wife's pregnancy. All have been arranged as solo guitar or banjo lullabies. The project was begun before my daughter was born, and only finished when she was nearly two. Topic: Acoustic
A tune oriented toward a short meditation. Also, a return to first principles and a thought for what has been done. Analyses revealed a several beats on this one, but the target beat is 5Hz. Close your eyes. Keep the volume low. Let the beat do its thing. Topics: banjo, folk, acoustic, experimental, electronica, bluegrass, ambient, trance